Middle School




Pledge of Allegiance – Kinley Wilkins




Character Crew meeting tomorrow - Tuesday 12/12 at 7:30am in room 151.

Academic Team-If you are interested in signing up for the 7th/8th grade Academic team, you need to sign up in the office by Thursday, December 14th.  You also must meet the following requirements:

1) Students must earn a 3.0 or higher GPA for the second quarter and no grade can be below a C-.

2) Students can't have any days of ISS or OSS because of discipline issues during the Academic Team Season.

3) Students must sign up by the deadline date that is set.


All wrestlers need to turn in their equipment to Mr. Holm or Mr. Adkins ASAP. Please have singlets washed and put into a plastic bag with your name on it.


If you are in need of a winter coat, backpack, binder, jeans, or shoes -- plan to come to ‘Supply A Student Night’ on Monday 12/18 in the MS 4:30-6:00pm.  Thanks to a generous donation by the Masonic Lodge we can offer a few of these items for free to students in need.  Tell your parents.  See Mrs. Edwards with questions.


Do you wear your seat belt? Do you want a chance to win $10.00? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then go to the teachers lunch table on Thursday and sign a pledge card.Natalie Schnetzler and Anna Harrold are working on a STARR event about traffic safety. They will be there every Thursday the month of December. At the end of the day they will draw out a name to win $10.00!

8TH GRADE STUDENTS: Auditions for the spring play Who Walks in the Dark  will be December 12th at 3:30 in the SPAC.  Callbacks will be the 13th at 3:30 also in the SPAC.  If you would like to audition forms, sign up, and materials are outside Mr. Sanchez's door. If you have any questions ask Mr. Sanchez.

FCCLA will be collecting toy donations for Meet the Need this Christmas. All donations are to be taken to your 4th hour classroom. The class with the highest % collected will get ice cream at lunch on December 13th.The 5th grade class need to take their donations to the 1st hour classroom. All donations should be placed outside the classroom, by the teachers door, so they can be collected without interruptions.

Can you sing? Play an instrument? Dance? Juggle? Act? Are you hiding an awesome talent?  Then, you need to be a part of Lawson’s Got Talent!  Music Boosters will be hosting a Talent Show for students in grades 5-12 on Friday, February 23rd with a dessert bar during intermission.  Sign-up your individual or group act outside Mrs. Covey’s, Mr. Sanchez’s, or Mr. Thomas’ doors by Friday, January 19th!  Don’t miss your chance to show off your talent and win a prize!  If you have questions, please see Mrs. Covey, Mr. Sanchez, or Mr. Thomas.



Middle School Weekly Bulletin       



Dec 7th-Dec 8th  

Commons Duty: (7:50-8:10) – Jennifer Morris

Bus Duty: A.M. (7:45-8:05) – Kathleen Smith

Office Help: (7:50-8:10) – Kristi Dreesen

Pledge of Allegiance- Kylie Schmerbach



Dec 11th-Dec 15th     

Commons Duty: (7:50-8:10) – Susan Edwards

Bus Duty: A.M. (7:45-8:05) – Jeff Wynne

Office Help: (7:50-8:10) – April Daughters

Pledge of Allegiance- Kinley Wilkins




Thursday- 7 Boys B/A @ Smithville 4:00p Bus: 2:50p

Dec 7th 7 Girls B/A vs. Smithville 4:30p

7/8  Wrestling @ Excelsior 5:00p Bus: 4:15p

8 “B” G/B vs. Polo 6:30p


Friday- 7/8  PTO Sponsored Dance  7p-9p

Dec 8th


Saturday- 7/8  Wrestling @ Lees’ Summit 8:00a Bus: 6:45a

Dec 9th


Monday- 8th A/B Boys vs. Richmond 5:00p

Dec 11th   8th A/B Girls @ Richmond 5:00p Bus: 4:00p


Tuesday- 6/7/8 Choir/Band Concert 7:00p @ SPAC

Dec 12th



Dec 13th


Thursday- 7/8 “A” @ Mid Buchanan 4:30p Bus: 2:55/4p

Dec 14th  



Dec 15th  




Office Page

by Tammy Dunn

Hello and welcome to Lawson Middle School, home of the Fighting Cardinals. Our building is home to 424 fifth through eighth graders. Our mission is to provide the educational and social stepping stone for all students to proceed to high school with a broad academic basis, a positive attitude, self esteem and above all an eagerness to learn. 

Our goals and expectations of the students:

-Represent our school in an outstanding manner.
-Work to the best of your ability.
-Treat others with dignity, worth and respect.
-Keep our campus beautiful and clean.
-Obey all the rules and regulations set forth by your teachers and the school.
-Reach beyond your grasp and learn new things.
-Make us all proud of you.

Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire.
-- W. B. Yeats

Have a wonderful year!!!!!!!

Principal:  Tammy Dunn
Assistant Principal:  Chad Lang

Secretaries: Kim Hill, Ashley Coffman, and Julie Bright 

Please feel free to contact the office with any questions at 816-580-7279. 

Our office hours are 7:30 am to 3:20 pm.



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FCCLA will be collecting toy donations for Meet the Need this Christmas. All donations are to be taken to your 4th hour classroom. The class with the highest % collected will get ice cream at lunch on December 13th.Bring in your donations starting on Monday, Nov. 27th.




Lawson Middle School

2017-2018 School Supply List

5th Grade Supply List

2” 3 ring binder or Trapper Keeper

2 - 4 oz. glue

1 - 200 ct. wide rule notebook paper

2 – Pocket folders with brads

1 box—10ct. classic thick markers

1 box –10ct. classic thin markers

1 pack- 3” x 3” sticky notes

2 – black dry erase markers

20 - No. 2 pencils with erasers

20 Pencil top erasers

2 – 120-160 ct. large tissues

24 ct. crayons

1 Pack of 100 count 3x5 lined index cards

7” sharp scissors

2 – 70 count spiral notebook

Blue med. ink pens

Zipper pencil bag

Large Plastic Art supply box (pencil bags aren’t large enough)(Plastic shoe boxes or reused ice cream tubs have worked well in the past)

7”  12ct. Colored pencils

2 – Composition Books

1 pair of inexpensive ear buds

4 pack glue sticks

4 plastic folders (red, blue, green, yellow)


6th Grade Supply List

2” binder

2 - Pocket only folders (no brads)

1 pkg. 100 count index cards (lined, 3x5)

Loose leaf lined paper

12 – Red ink pens

12 – Blue ink pens

12 ct. colored pencils (regular 7”)

24 - No. 2 pencils

Classic Thick Markers

24 ct. crayons

Pencil top erasers

2-160 count tissues

Flexible ruler – standard & metric


4 oz. glue

2 – 70 ct. spiral notebooks for Spelling & Lang. Arts

1 – 5 subject spiral notebook for Math

2 – highlighters

1 pair of inexpensive ear buds

1 - Expand file/letter size or binder with folders (available at Wal-mart)

Specialized 8 pocket portfolio with plastic binding – (available at the Middle School office for $2.25)


7th School Supply List

2 black dry erase markers

Boxes of tissues (at least 2 please—will be shared with the 7th grade classes)

Notebooks/Notebook paper (wide or college rule)


Pens (black, blue and red)

Folders to organize homework/graded papers

1 ½” 3 ring binder with a clear plastic pocket on the front (for English)

1 pkg of notecards (for English)

Graph paper (for Math/Science)


All 7th graders take Art for a semester. Here are the supplies needed for Art Class and may be needed for other classes:

Wooden pencils

Colored pencils






Notebook paper

Art box


8th Grade Supply List

All students need paper, pencils and a way to organize themselves (binder, expand-a-file, etc.)  There is no set school supply list for 8th grade.  Kleenexes are welcome by all teachers.  Some teachers will request a few extra items for their classes. Please read all syllabi.  Thanks.


Student Accident Insurance

The optional student accident insurance has converted from a paper application to an electronic application process.  All information can be located at the following website:

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